The Principal Fix
RAY: Well, the principal simply tore the sheet into three exactly the same size pieces, but he gave the middle piece to Ted of course. And it had two factory edges and two rough edges. And the other pieces which came from not the middle but the top and the bottom had three factory edges and one torn edge.
TOM: I'm just wondering if you can really tell.
RAY: Of course you can. So when he reached in and felt the piece with the two long sides that were rough, he knew that that was the one that had Ted's name on it, and Ted won the election.
RAY: So anyway who's our winner this week?
TOM: Well, the first winner of the holiday season here is Doug Hillborn from Yellowstone Park, Wyoming.
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